MERCYHURST UNIVERSITY IN CORRY
Opportunity in the heart of Corry.
For more than 25 years, Mercyhurst Corry has helped hundreds of people in the Corry area obtain their degrees. Whether you’re a first-time college student hoping to get started, an adult looking for a career change or a high school student eager to take advanced classes, Mercyhurst Corry has a place for you. Discounted tuition, a supportive learning community, transferrable college credits, and flexible evening classes at the Corry Higher Education Council contribute to a worthwhile student experience that will help you achieve your educational and professional goals. As a student at Mercyhurst Corry, you’ll have access to the high-quality learning resources and dedicated faculty expected from a Mercyhurst education, as well as the amenities and services at our Erie and North East campuses.
- Mercyhurst University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Value and Top-Tier university in the North Region
Students at Mercyhurst Corry have access to the academic support and career services at Mercyhurst’s Erie and North East campuses
You’ll learn from dedicated and experienced faculty members who will serve as advisors and mentors throughout your academic journey and beyond
With classes available at the Corry Higher Education Council in downtown Corry, attending Mercyhurst Corry will save valuable commuting time, and the evening classes will allow you to meet the demands of a job or family
We strive to make quality college education accessible and affordable for everyone. We’re here to help here to help you through the financial aid process and find every scholarship, grant and loan available to you. Tuition at Mercyhurst Corry for traditional-age and adult students is 40 percent less than that at Mercyhurst’s Erie campus. Additionally, students are not required to pay as much in fees as at other colleges, resulting in even greater savings.
On top of Mercyhurst Corry’s low tuition, institutional, state and federal financial aid or grants may be available for eligible students. Mercyhurst also offers need-based scholarships in addition to any federal or state aid you receive.
To apply for financial aid, most students will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.ed.gov. You will also need an FSA ID, which you can get here, to sign your FAFSA. Be sure to use the Mercyhurst University school code 003297 when filing your FAFSA to ensure Mercyhurst receives your information.
Corry Area Chamber of Commerce members and employees are eligible for tuition discounts of $500 per course through the CorryWorks program. Click here to register for CorryWorks.
High School Students
Seniors at Corry Area High School can take evening classes at Mercyhurst Corry and earn college credits while still enrolled in high school at even lower tuition rates.
- All credits will transfer to virtually any college or university, including the Mercyhurst University’s Main Campus
- Courses taken at Mercyhurst Corry can be substituted for senior year electives
- High school students get a special reduced rate, so courses are only $300 each—hundreds of dollars less than what you would pay per course when enrolled in college full-time
Contact your high school guidance office for more information.
Mercyhurst Corry is an excellent option for both traditional-age students and adult students.
Any individual under 24 years of age is considered a traditional student. Mercyhurst Corry is a great transition from high school to university for students who may not be able to afford to enroll at the Mercyhurst Erie campus, who do not want to enroll full time to start or prefer evening classes.
Any individual over 24 years of age is considered an adult student. Many of our adult students choose to go back to school to prepare to enter the job market, to qualify for career advancement, to expand knowledge in a professional field, or to achieve personal goals.
Visit apply.mercyhurst.edu to submit Mercyhurst’s free online application. You will also need to submit your academic transcripts from your high school(s) and college(s) attended. For questions, contact Steve Gregg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-824-3696.
Please note: there is a different application process for high school students interested in taking classes while still enrolled in high school. See the “For High School Students” section for more information.
Earning an associate degree or certificate at the Corry Campus will open up immediate career opportunities for you. But it is also a great first step to pursuing a bachelor’s or other advanced degree. Many students choose to spend a few semesters at the Corry Campus to improve their academic records before transferring to Mercyhurst’s Main Campus to build on that foundation.
You will earn college credits in our degree and certificate programs that will transfer with you when the time comes. If you’d like to continue on at Mercyhurst’s Main Campus, you’ll be eligible for generous internal transfer scholarships and you can earn a bachelor’s in as little as two additional years. For more information on internal transfers, click here.